Focus: Energy Efficiency

Healthcare stewardship means going ‘green’

Being 'green' in a healthcare facility is more complicated than a typical business

Healthcare stewardship means going "green," but being “green” in a healthcare facility is more complicated than a typical business, according to a blog on the Traverse City Record Eagle website.

Michigan-based Munson Healthcare has identified green projects on its campuses. A few examples of green efforts around the system:

• Heating and cooling efforts now have more energy-efficient motors and equipment, saving significant funds for the system 

• Pharmaceutical disposal at all owned hospitals involves putting outdated and unusable medications in purple containers that are properly disposed of by a licensed national contractor

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April 19, 2018

Topic Area: Energy and Power

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